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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:26:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS05/309020054 Video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020053 An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in Syria last year. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:03:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020053 Studies reveal 11 ways to improve Army fitness http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020034 A smaller force means more emphasis on soldiers doing their jobs at optimum levels - including the job of staying healthy. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:10:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020034 Carson soldier dies after being hit by two cars on highway http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020039 A pedestrian who was killed when he tried to cross Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs has been identified as a 23-year-old Fort Carson soldier. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:42:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020039 White House pushes for lower pay raise in 2015 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020045 The White House is moving ahead with plans for another slimmed-down pay raise for troops in 2015, and outside advocates still aren't happy about it. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:37:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020045 Chinese jet's run-in with P-8 seen as pattern http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020049 When an armed Chinese fighter jet recently buzzed a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft over international waters in the South China Sea, it was just the latest in a series of low-level confrontations between the two militaries. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:29:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020049 Doctor injured in stabbing at Memphis VA hospital http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS06/309020052 Authorities in Memphis are searching for a suspect in the stabbing of a doctor at the Memphis VA Medical Center. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:23:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS06/309020052 Ohio guardsman accused of child sex abuse due in court http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS06/309020042 An Ohio National Guard member suspected of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and his stepdaughter also is accused of abruptly sending a fourth adopted daughter out of state and threatening the children in the family with a similar fate to keep them Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:16:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS06/309020042 Uruguay: Gitmo prisoner transfer not imminent http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020051 A plan to resettle six men held at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo in Uruguay is still being negotiated and is unlikely to occur before upcoming elections in the South American country, an official said Monday. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:09:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020051 Illinois school honors Marine killed in jet crash http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020050 A central Illinois high school has opened a memorial garden for one of its graduates who was killed in a fighter jet crash during a U.S. Navy training exercise. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:01:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020050 Fort Carson soldier struck, killed crossing highway http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309150022 A 23-year-old specialist based at Fort Carson, Colorado, died early Saturday morning after being struck by two vehicles while attempting to cross an interstate highway on foot, police and base officials confirmed. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:43:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309150022 Breedlove: Size of NATO Response Force still up for debate http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020032 NATO leaders heading to Wales this week will discuss how to best enhance the NATO Response Force. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020032 Submarine North Dakota put through sea trials http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS04/309020048 The Navy has put the $2.6 billion submarine named North Dakota through tests to determine its seaworthiness and capabilities, ahead of its late-October commissioning. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:55:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS04/309020048 Clock ticking on Delaware Air Guard's aging C-130s http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020033 Two C-130 cargo airplanes lifted off into the summer sky from the New Castle Air National Guard Base early Saturday morning, the 45 airmen aboard bound for Germany and 10 days of hauling Army paratroopers during a large multi-nation training exercise. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:53:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020033 Injured guardsman's family lives in poverty, and waits http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS02/309020043 Army National Guard Spc. Robert Quattrocchi, 31, spends much of his time these days helping wife Monica care for the couple's 4-month-old daughter in a rambling, uninsulated Georgia farmhouse that belongs to his in-laws. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:53:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS02/309020043 Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radars http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020047 Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems it claims will boost the country's defense capabilities. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:30:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020047 Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS06/309020046 The summer-long trial of four Blackwater security guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis has been a grim retelling of lives snuffed out and the daily life-and-death decisions amid the chaos of war. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:28:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS06/309020046 Soldier wins settlement from storage company http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020044 A special operations soldier has won a settlement from the storage company that got rid of his property while he was deployed - including $8,044 worth of Army-issued equipment - in violation of the Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:56:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020044 Funeral set for Ohio guardsman killed on highway http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS02/309020041 A Granville man who served in the Ohio National Guard was killed Friday when he was hit by a car on the side of the highway. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:35:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS02/309020041 Tenn. Guard to award Soldier's Medal to 4 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS02/309020040 Tennessee's Adjutant General will award the Soldier's Medal to four Tennessee National Guard members. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:25:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS02/309020040 Attacks kill 3 Afghan policemen, 4 soldiers http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020038 Attacks in Afghanistan have killed three policemen and four Afghan soldiers, officials said Tuesday. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:07:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS08/309020038 CAFB instructor pilot dies in Texas plane crash http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020036 . Officials at Columbus Air Force Base say a pilot instructor has died in a plane crash on Sunday near Abilene Regional Airport in Texas. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:48:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020036 Air Force moves forward on force structure changes http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020035 The US Air Force's top general said he wants to figure out the balance between the active, Guard and reserve components for the vast majority of his service's programs in time to drive fiscal 2016 decisions. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:33:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020035 Video: Humanitarian aid air drop near Amiril, Iraq http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020030 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:55:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140902/NEWS/309020030 New rules OK ball caps with blue cammies, on base and off http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS07/309010016 You asked, pressed, urged and pleaded. And after six years, the Navy listened. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS07/309010016 Deceased diver will receive heroism medal http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010020 From the moment sailors enter training to become Navy divers, they're given one absolute commandment: Never leave their dive buddy. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:55:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010020 Irregular warfare center to close Oct. 1 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010015 After eight years working to educate soldiers on counterinsurgency, one of the Army Irregular Warfare Center's last actions was similar to its first: Updating the field's bedrock document. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:54:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010015 New seminar will prep logisticians for EF-21 mission types http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010018 Coming soon: a seminar for all Marine logisticians to prepare them for their role in small-unit operations and joint missions around the globe. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:54:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010018 Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS05/309010021 President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:01:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS05/309010021 Crushing demands of job lead some Air Force recruiters to falsify reports http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010017 Air Force recruiting is plagued by a longstanding epidemic of falsifying records, according to multiple recruiters around the country. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:44:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010017 USMC Super Stallion crashes in Gulf of Aden; all 25 personnel rescued http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/140901001 A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit crashed at sea today in the Central Command area of operations, an official press release stated. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:49:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/140901001 Marine overcomes amputation, becomes deputy http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010019 Robert Smith was on foot patrol as a Marine in Fallujah in May 2008 - suddenly, a roadside bomb exploded. It was a hasty ambush, followed by small arms fire. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:29:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140901/NEWS/309010019 On newsstands this week http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/COVERS04/308310031 In this week's issue of Navy Times, ball caps are back, and new rules OK them with blue cammies, on base and off. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:36:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/COVERS04/308310031 On newsstands this week http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/COVERS01/308310030 In this week's issue of Air Force Times, the crushing demands of recruiting lead some recruiters to falsify reports. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:36:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/COVERS01/308310030 On newsstands this week http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/COVERS02/308310032 In this week's issue of Army Times, how you can make the move to warrant officer. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:36:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/COVERS02/308310032 On newsstands this week http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/COVERS03/308310029 In this week's issue of Marine Corps Times, a former JTAC's revealing account of tense special ops mission. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:36:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/COVERS03/308310029 Air Force Museum restoring Titan rocket http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310034 Restoration experts at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force are launching their largest restoration project yet at the museum in southwestern Ohio. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:58:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310034 Putin to Ukraine: Begin immediate talks on east http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS08/308310019 Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:55:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS08/308310019 Senator: Obama may be too cautious with militants http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS05/308310026 Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says President Obama may be too cautious in his approach to dealing with Islamic State militants. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:54:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS05/308310026 New Balance pitches DoD on standard-issue shoe for recruits http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS07/308310020 New Balance has unveiled a sneaker prototype that could become standard-issue in boot camp and spell an end to the cash allowances that let recruits buy foreign-made shoes. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:47:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS07/308310020 DoD takes lead on finding drugs to fight superbugs http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310021 With very few antibiotics in development at major pharmaceutical companies, the Pentagon is stepping in to support research to combat the growing threat of 'superbugs' - bacteria that can't be stopped with current medications. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:46:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310021 Diving legend Walter Mazzone dies at 96 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310023 Retired Capt. Walter Mazzone, a decorated World War II submariner who later became legend as a pioneering medical officer in deep dive experiments that captured the nation's attention, died Aug. 7 in San Diego. He was 96. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:43:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310023 3 siblings follow their master sgt. dad into the Air Force http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310025 When a football career didn't work out for 2nd Lt. Joshua Carlson, he decided to pursue the only other life he'd ever known - the Air Force. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:43:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310025 Coming up the gangway: Sailors in exoskeletons http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS04/308310024 Anyone who saw Ripley defeat the alien queen in the 1986 film 'Aliens' knows how badass exoskeleton technology can be. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:42:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS04/308310024 Militia says it 'secured' U.S. compound in Libya http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS08/308310033 The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has 'secured' a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:40:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS08/308310033 DoD makes advances toward blood test to diagnose concussions http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310022 The Defense Department is closing in on a blood test to detect concussions. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:01:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310022 Iraqi forces break militant siege of town after U.S. airstrikes http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS08/308310018 Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following U.S. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:56:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS08/308310018 U.S. trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents' http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310028 Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:35:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS/308310028 Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS08/308310027 Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold captive 44 Fijian troops. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:18:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS08/308310027 Army sees 'megacities' as the future battlefield http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300056 When the Army looks to the future, it sees cities. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:50:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300056 New combat uniform pattern coming as early as April http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS07/308300054 The Army plans to field its new combat uniform camouflage pattern as early as April, and deployed airmen will wear it when stationed with Army units in Afghanistan and Africa. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:56:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS07/308300054 MARSOC offers operator spots to reservists http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300042 Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command put out a call for enlisted reservists to join the ranks of critical skills operators. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:34:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300042 Air Force secretary calls for review of testing procedures after cheating incidents http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300043 Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has directed the service to review its testing procedures following multiple high-profile incidents of cheating. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:31:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300043 Air Force to begin rotating launch officers http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300048 The latest change in the nuclear missile career field will let airmen trade places with each other, opening up opportunities for officers to work on a different base for three months. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:29:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300048 TA rule changes: Tougher grade requirement, but more sailors eligible http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308250012 An estimated 39,000 more first-term sailors are now eligible for tuition assistance with their commanding officer's approval, under a tuition assistance overhaul unveiled Aug. 21. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:15:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308250012 Combat vet turned Clemson star will soon get his own movie http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/OFFDUTY04/308300027 Nearly five years after earning a Bronze Star with 'V' and a Purple Heart for his actions in Afghanistan at the Battle of Kamdesh, former Army Sgt. Daniel Rodriguez will suit up Saturday to begin his senior football season with the Clemson Tigers. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:15:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/OFFDUTY04/308300027 Sailors prep for the next natural disaster http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300041 More than 320 sailors and Marines put new gear and strategies to the test Wednesday in a bid to prepare for and reduce response times to natural disasters. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:13:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300041 Soldier is back home nearly 70 years after death http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300050 Helen Harris Cooke had her whole life ahead of her when her first husband, Cecil E. Harris, was lost in the fog of war and the mountains of northeastern France. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:50:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS/308300050 5 U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State fighters near Iraqi dam http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS08/308300057 The U.S. military says fighter aircraft and unmanned drones have struck Islamic State militants near Iraq's Mosul Dam. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:38:00 -0400 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/NEWS08/308300057